Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Software Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 151 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.22% 0.043% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.045% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Glasgow median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% - -
Scotland median annual salary £61,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +28.42% -13.64% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,180 2,206 2,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.76% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,363 1,251
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,225 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Lead Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (40.00%) GemFire
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java